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13 Photography courses · 273 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Google Photos

    Learn how to use Google Photos, the free cloud-based photo storage service.

    36m 48s
    Beginner
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  • view course page for iPhone and iPad Photography with iOS 8

    Shoot and edit photography with your iPhone or iPad? See how to get the most out of the enhanced camera, photo-management, and photo-editing features in iOS 8.

    2h 5m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Photo Composites on Smartphones and Tablets

    Create beautiful photo composites with popular mobile photography apps such as Juxtaposer, Image Blender, and Photoshop Touch.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups

    Discover the world of close-up and macro shooting with this concise, approachable introduction.

    1h 14m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Managing Your Mobile Photos

    Photographer Derrick Story shows how to back up and store your mobile photos and videos easily and automatically.

    1h 38m
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  • view course page for iPhoto for iOS Essential Training

    Learn to enhance, share, and even print your iPhone photos using Apple's free iPhoto software.

    2h 3m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Lightroom Mobile First Look

    Take a tour of the brand-new mobile application that lets you manage and edit your Lightroom library from your mobile device.

    49m 13s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the iPhone 5s

    Get the most out of one of the best camera phones in the world, the iPhone 5s.

    2h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

    Learn how to shoot better iPhone photos and make them look their best with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

    1h 7m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Tony Cruz's iPhone Surf Photography: Start to Finish

    Paddle into the Pacific with surfer and Instagram star Tony Cruz, as he describes his editing process using tools like Snapseed, Blender, and Mextures.

    7m 22s
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  • view course page for Sharing Photos with Instagram

    Learn how to shoot, edit, and post mobile photos online using the popular Instagram app for iOS and Android.

    1h 43m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Lauren Lemon, Creative Portrait Photographer

    Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.

    17m 24s
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  • view course page for iPhone Photography, from Shooting to Storytelling

    Demonstrates the art of iPhoneography—how to shoot, enhance, and share photos using an iPhone.

    1h 45m
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